11:3 So David sent someone to inquire about the woman. The messenger 1 said, “Isn’t this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite?”
2 Samuel 11:26-27Context
11:26 When Uriah’s wife heard that her husband Uriah was dead, she mourned for him. 2 11:27 When the time of mourning passed, David had her brought to his palace. 3 She became his wife and she bore him a son. But what David had done upset the Lord. 4
1 tn Heb “he”; the referent (the messenger) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
2 tn Heb “for her lord.”
3 tn Heb “David sent and gathered her to his house.”